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Organization of a Text Collection in Trumai, Aiming at its Scientific Documentation
Description:ENGLISH: Drawings ma de by a Trumai teacher, showing two types of grasshoppers found in the Xingu region. Each type is presented with its respective name in Trumai. ----- PORTUGUÊS: Desenhos feitos por um professor Trumai, mostrando dois tipos de gafanhotos encontrados na região do Xingu. Cada tipo é apresentado com seu respectivo nome na língua Trumai.
The purpose of the project is to document Trumai, a genetically isolate language spoken in Brazil. The archive consists of a collection of texts in the language, plus other kinds of materials relative to the Trumai culture, such as photos, drawings, songs, educational materials, etc.
Drawings showing different types of grasshoppers, with comments.
The comments are in Portuguese and English.
The drawings were made by Speaker17.
Speaker17 speaks Trumai and Portuguese. Portuguese is his main language. He can understand Trumai very well, but sometimes has difficulties in speaking it. His mother is Trumai, his late father was Kayabi. Speaker17 is the teacher of the Boa Esperança village, and it is considered one of the best teachers of the Xingu reserve. He is very interested in the work of documenting the Trumai language and culture.
Raquel is a Brazilian linguist. She has been working with the Trumai people since 1989. She has a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Rice University (Houston, Texas, U.S.A).
Documentation of Trumai
Publisher:Raquel Guirardello-Damian
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
Trumai tradition
Portuguese language
English language
Subject (ISO639):por


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Citation: Speaker17; Raquel. 1996-11-07. Raquel Guirardello-Damian.
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